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Trump's personal attorney argues his documents are off limits 7 MIN, 49 SEC

President Donald Trump’s embattled personal attorney Michael Cohen was in a Manhattan court today. The FBI raided his office and hotel room last week, looking for information on payments to two women who claim to have had affairs with the president. At issue in court today was who gets access to the troves of documents the agents seized. Also, which of those documents are protected by attorney client privilege?

Guests:
Jessica Levinson, Loyola Law School (@LevinsonJessica)

Who is Keith Davidson? 9 MIN, 59 SEC

Los Angeles lawyer Keith Davidson was the go-to guy if you had a sex tape to sell or a story of an affair with a powerful person. He was the lawyer for Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal. He was also involved in the Hulk Hogan Gawker trial. We find out more about him.

Guests:
Bill Bastone, the Smoking Gun

How effective will Mayor Garcetti's homelessness plan be? 7 MIN, 47 SEC

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced plans for emergency housing for the homeless. Every council district would get a shelter. However, will that be enough to get a substantial portion of the city’s homeless off the streets?

Guests:
Carla Hall, Editorial Writer, Los Angeles Times

How Beverly Hills became an independent city 13 MIN, 45 SEC

Despite its small size, the city of Beverly Hills packs a lot of political power. That’s not a surprise, given the big names who live there. But the Beverly Hills we know today may never have existed if it weren’t for a group of stars who fought to keep the city independent.

Guests:
Nancie Clare, author of “The Battle for Beverly Hills: A City's Independence and the Birth of Celebrity Politics” (@clare2air)

How Trump got a house in Beverly Hills for free, then sold it for more than $9 million 7 MIN, 45 SEC

Ten years ago, Donald Trump was given a house in Beverly Hills worth more than $10 million. On paper, he paid nothing for it. We get the back story. It involves a mysterious Egyptian singer.

Guests:
Lance Williams, Reveal

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